An increasingly wealthy middle class and GDP growing at 7% mean Vietnam is proving a magnet for global private equity.
Danske Private Equity has just closed its latest fund of funds and Jesper Knutssøn say GPs are demanding increasingly aggressive terms.
Britons take to the polls this month to vote on the UK’s membership of the EU and private equity heavyweights are putting their money where their beliefs are.
Hugh Dunkerley, who bought Fondinvest last year, has been charged with defrauding investors and a Native American tribe, raising questions for the Paris-based fund of funds.
Hermes GPE is building a concentrated group of like-minded co-investors as it diversifies away from the £43bn BT Pension Scheme, says its head of private equity Peter Gale.
President? Check. The White House hopefuls have opened up over their personal finances.
First Round joined Japan's private equity elite as they let their hair down.
There's one thing that will always satisfy a private equity executive's needs: sausages.
KKR made such impressive headway with the Swiss online classifieds business that it tripled its money in just 18 months.
In a slow-growth environment, France’s private equity industry is working hard to add value and build regional champions.
Sixteen years on from the arrival of private equity in the region, local players with a solid track record have consolidated their positions.
LPs will be watching closely as one of the industry’s big hitters cements its new positioning, write Toby Mitchenall and Victoria Robson.
In an environment now marked by massive fund flows into private equity, a focus on identifying which GPs have efficient processes in place can help LPs identify top-quartile returns.
Fundraising continued apace in the first quarter, according to PEI Research & Analytics.
Cinven’s decade-long transformation of a telecoms operator is a case study in the power of a strong vision and an exceptional entrepreneur.
Against a muted economy, Australia's private equity community continues to grapple with issues that have long haunted the industry.
Steve Byrom, head of private equity at Australia’s Future Fund, talks about asset allocation and the Australian private equity market.
Willing buyers, an ageing population and a fragmented market make selective healthcare assets highly prized by GPs who have the knowhow to take advantage.
QIC principal Phillip Cummins talks to PEI about the purchace of 80% of NAPCO, one of Australia's largest beef producers, on behalf of Australian and UK pensions.
The cattle empire’s managing director Greg Campbell talks about his frustration with the latest decision to block the sale.
From funds raised to targets met (and missed), PEI Research & Analytics offers a snapshot of the country's private equity industry.
Local private equity remains strong, says the managing director of Australian mid-market private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners.
Fundraising and investment grew strongly last year, but concerns remain over the impact of new rules, according to John Williamson-Noble and Tim Gordon of law firm Gilbert + Tobin.
The vast cache of confidential documents leaked from a Panamanian law firm raises a number of issues for the private equity community.
Managers raising capital in Europe find there is ‘more than one way to skin a cat’.
As the fund administration space continues to grow and consolidate, it may require even more due diligence to find the right fit for a long-term partner.
Regulators are increasing their scrutiny on cybersecurity, but the buyout industry is failing to respond, a survey reveals.
Partners Group is the latest firm seeking to harness technology to communicate with investors.
Today’s fund administrators can play a vital role as GPs move into new geographies, new asset classes and larger funds, says Joe Patellaro of SS&C.
Choosing which services to outsource is one of the most difficult decisions facing fund executives. Deutsche Bank's global head of private equity fund administration offers a guide to when to go in-house or outsource.
LPs and GPs are showing a strong preference for the third-party fund administration model. Gen II Fund Services outlines the attributes fund administrators need to exhibit to satisfy their requirements.
Unprecedented change in private equity has thrown up a whole new set of challenges, says SEI's director of alternative investment funds.